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Had to install a quarter of a gigabyte

2022-02-09 22:40:02.158597+01 by Dan Lyke 3 comments

Had to install a quarter of a gigabyte of Microsoft Teams for a video conference that should have been a Zoom or Meet. Went through the login process, and already convinced that this is a horrible POS.

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#Comment Re: Had to install a quarter of a gigabyte made: 2022-02-09 23:25:01.091416+01 by: spc476

It is. I use Chrome to run the web version of teams. Yes, I have to run Chrome, but I think it's better than running the actual Teams program, even if I have to click on the "yes, I want the web version" link every time.

#Comment Re: Had to install a quarter of a gigabyte made: 2022-02-10 00:38:00.961355+01 by: mkelley

welcome to my hell

#Comment Re: Had to install a quarter of a gigabyte made: 2022-02-10 04:55:56.396713+01 by: markd

The only time I've had thermal shutdown of a laptop (and some physical damage from that) was with Teams. Somehow it had launched three of itself. And it while I was teaching a week-long programming class. So as my poor laptop was recovering, frantically installing just enough to teach. It was pretty embarrassing.

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